The Santoft Forest and Beach is back for 2021!

We are very excited to announce that, after taking a Covid-enforced break in 2020, the Santoft Forest and Beach Adventure Run/Walk will return in 2021 – the date for this year’s event has been confirmed as Saturday, 13 November 2021.

** Entries are now open – click here to enter **

A big thank you to everyone for your support in the past, and we look forward to welcoming you back for a bigger and better event this year.

Click here for the results of the inaugural 2019 event.

As the name suggests, the event is staged in the Santoft forest outside Bulls in the magnificent Rangitikei coastal countryside. Starting on the edge of the forest, your run/walk will include rolling forestry roads and (if you’re doing the Half Marathon) some pristine west coast beach terrain.

The Santoft Forest and Beach Adventure Run/Walk is brought to you as a fundraiser for the South Makirikiri School.

Our sincere thanks to forest managers Ernslaw One for granting us access to the Santoft forest for this event. A special thank you also to the Ohakea Rifle Range for granting one-off access to Half Marathon participants on race day.

While we hope and trust that the Covid-19 situation in New Zealand will be such that we can safely stage the Santoft Forest and Beach Adventure Run in November, the nature of the course and the size of the event is such that we will only be able to proceed with the event under Covid-19 Alert Level 1 or lower.

In the case of the country being at Alert Level 2 or higher at the date of the event, we will reschedule for a date (to be confirmed) early in the new year. If the alternative date does not suit, you will be able to cancel and receive a refund (under the standard withdrawal conditions of the original event, as set out on the Entry Details page).

If the rescheduled date is made impossible due to the pandemic then participants will be refunded minus the costs that had been incurred up to that point.